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Holiday Pinecone Decorations

Invite nature indoors for the holidays with our easy-to-make ornaments and tabletop accessories.

Photos by Susan Gentry McWhinney

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Pine cones dusted with snow
Susan Gentry McWhinney
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Sitting Pretty

Don't overlook simple woodsy touches—pinecones dusted with snow instantly decorate a sill or table.

Here's how: Cut off the base of large, tall pinecones with floral clippers so they stand upright. Sprinkle the pinecones lightly with artificial snow or glass glitter. Hot-glue tiny glass ornaments between the scales.

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